Degrade by Lē

Degrade is an experimental slow-fashion label currently making biodegradable bespoke accessories. This center highlights the importance of sustainability in fashion in our current day and age. With each order, we create your items locally from scratch that are dedicated to our clients. Future goals for Degrade include collaborating with like minded creatives and organizations across…

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The Unsustainability of Luxury Fashion by Whitney R. McGuire, Esq.

There’s a class war happening in fashion and it’s getting worse. First it was Amazon and Valentino, then Facebook and Gucci. They’re the four most prominent behemoths in a growing trend of team ups and crackdowns, the teams ups being the hyper-rich corporations and their egos. The crackdowns have fallen upon counterfeiters, aka people who…

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Shaqui Reed: Designer & Artist

Shaqui Reed’s work examines areas of imperfections expressed by irregularity, incompleteness, rawness, and simplicity. Her designs typically involve deconstructing, distressing, layering, and piecing together what is left behind. Her textile works speak of the color and texture of her fears. Her fears are represented through the roughness of the denim and the different shades of…

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DANK BEHAVIOR

ABOUT THE ARTIST: Hilary Dank I’m a seamstress and embroidery artist from South Florida. I learned how to sew in college in New York to fill crucial pieces into my closet when I couldn’t afford them. Back then and now, I could never be told ‘No” when it comes to bringing an idea into fruition…

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PINK PLAID by Mary Jones

Pink Plaid is a conscious creative outlet, passionately created by Mary Jones of Starkville, Mississippi. Pink Plaid explores experimentalism, fluidity, and clothing without borders for the sake of celebrating secondhand/repurposed fibers and all walks of life. Specializing in fashion photography, styling, graphic design, fashion production, sewing, and creative direction, the mission statement between all mediums…

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(Issue 8) Fashion Feature: Rusty Reconstructed

INTERVIEW BY KIMBER MONROE & CREATIVE DIRECTION BY JULIA RODRIGUEZ RUSTY RECONSTRUCTED is an LA based brand focused on reworked streetwear in everyday life. Arianna and Nikolas Knowles Sanchez-Wong are more than business partners. The couple and best friends have been working together since middle school, and this latest venture is their biggest and brightest…

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